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Oct 18, 2012 12:00pm EDT
did he tell them and when did they know it. >> reporter: he came to the united states on a student visa in january to study at southeast missouri state university. the f.b.i. says it started watching him in july after he tried setting up a terror cell online. that's when agents began a sting operation. >> he comes here with again the purpose of committing some sort of jihad here in the united states. >> reporter: on wednesday the f.b.i. says nafis tried to use his cell phone to detonate a 1,000- pound bomb in front of the bank, but the f.b.i. made sure the bomb was harmless. nafis is a imarchger's son from a -- banker's son from a middle class neighborhood in bangladesh. the fbi says he was a jihaddist who recorded a video claiming responsibility for the attack in the name of al qaeda. >> he alleged to already have al qaeda contacts from overseas. where those -- were those contacts real, did he launch himself here a self- propelled plot or was he sent? >> reporter: wednesday night federal agents carried boxes of evidence from his apartment hoping to learn more. cbs news, new york.
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm EDT
of the flying saucer it tried to build back in the 1950s. those documents show that the united states air force worked with a canadian company to create what it called a supersonic craft, shaped like a disk. project 1794 was eventually dropped in 1960, after the saucers built proved hard to fly at high all the tuesday. >>> first -- altitudes. >>> first the ruby slippers, and now dorothy's dress is on the move. the outfit judy garland wore in the wizard of oz is being auctioned off. it is the only complete original dress to survive, and is expected to bring in half a million dollars. >>> today is the last day you can see those ruby slippers at the smithsonian museum of american history, because they are heading to england tomorrow on loan. >>> still ahead, an early learning center that is reaching out to families in need. >>> and howard, of course, has our forecast. >> reporter: still chilly out here. barely about 50 in dc. rain on the way later this afternoon and for tonight, could affect the o's yankees game. still only 46 in gadget thergzburg, -- in gaithersburg. our forecast, when we return
Oct 25, 2012 12:00pm EDT
coast of the united states. danielle nottingham has more from melbourne, florida where residents are bracing for the worst. >> reporter: hurricane sandy kicked off powerful waves and rip currents off florida's atlantic coast. residents are preparing for tropical storm force wind and possible flooding as the hurricane moves overnight into friday. >> i think it's going to be a big one. i just hope it doesn't hit us too hard here. >> reporter: florida is not expected to take a direct hit from sandy, but the off shore hurricane should still bring heavy rain and wind gusts over 50 miles an hour. some schools along the coast will be closed tomorrow. sandy claimed the lives of at least two people as it pounded jamaica, haiti and cuba with flooding and winds over 110 miles per hour. where the storm hits the u.s. is still uncertain. it is expected to travel up the east coast and could collide with rain from the west, and arctic air from the north creating a nor'easter hurricane hybrid. >> we're talking about a confluence of events here. would you have storm force winds, coastal flooding,
Oct 16, 2012 12:00pm EDT
for girls and supported the biggest enemy of islam the united states. and also president obama. we have more now from england. >> reporter: sciewrgt is extra tight at queen his beth's hospital -- elizabeth's hospital in new england where malala yousafzai was transported. >> we don't believe there's any sort of threat to her personal security. we think it's probably people being overcurious. >> reporter: doctors say they're impressed with the strength and resilience of the 14-year-old activist. >> she is not out of the woods yet. there's plenty that could go wrong but at this stage, we're optimistic that things are going in the right direction. >> reporter: doctors say malala has a team of medical experiments around her. they're starting to plan for reconstructive surgery to repair the damage to her brain. a taliban gunman shot malala last week as she rode home on her school bus. she paid headlines for her outspoken support of girls education. taliban fighters claim they did not attack her for that. they say she deserved to die because she spoke out against them and supported barack obama who
Oct 31, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, erica. >>> more than six and a half million homes and businesses in the united states remain without power in the aftermath of superstorm sandy. we're going to take a live look right now of seaside, new jersey. devastated by the storms. president obama is going to tour the damage in new jersey later today. we have a report now from atlantic city. >> reporter: president obama will be getting a firsthand tour today of the massive damage sandy inflicted on new jersey. along the jersey shore, the superstorm washed away the pier at seaside heights leaving ferris wheels and roller coasters in the ocean. >> to see the steel you structures lying in the ocean, it gives you an idea how powerful the storm with us. >> reporter: the new jersey governor chris christie will ask the president for help rebuilding the beaches. >> we'll do what we can to rebuild as quickly as we can. >> reporter: cuisine foes are losing about $5 million a day. regulators plan to visit each casino today before deciding when they can reopen. the destruction is widespread across new jersey. in hoboken, streets are flooded
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